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Safe Exercise Equipment for Seniors: Light Free Weights, Weight Machines and Stretchy Bands

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 10, 2018 5:30:00 PM

It's very important to be fit as a senior. As your body ages, it automatically starts losing muscle mass. However, if you stay fit, you can keep your muscle mass levels high. This will help you in everyday tasks such as getting groceries, walking to the neighborhood store, cooking, cleaning etc. It also helps you to feel more energetic as you go about your day and helps you get a good night's sleep.

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Senior Health: 3 Coping Mechanisms For Grandchildren Caring For Grandparents

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 19, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Caregiving is a lot for anyone to handle. We've put together a list of three powerful coping mechanisms that will help you: clear your mind, avoid depression and isolation, and minimize feelings of loneliness. If you--or someone you know--are providing care for your grandparents, these tips will serve as a helpful guide to help you manage stress.

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How Baby Boomers are Reshaping Retirement

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 5, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Baby boomers are rewriting the way we think of retirement. Many are working past the age of 65 and have many plans before they retire. Baby boomers are living longer than those from generations before them, and this makes them want to accomplish more in their life.

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6 Benefits of Herb Gardening for Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on May 21, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Seniors can go to the market and buy herbs, but there are so many benefits for seniors when they grown their own herbs. Herb gardening can be a rewarding hobby for seniors that can give them more than just fresh herbs. Here are some benefits of herb gardening. 

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Senior Sleeplessness: Could It Be Insomnia?

Posted by Michael Watson on May 8, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Although the term insomnia is often assigned to any restless night a person encounters, many of those nights are circumstantial at best. Insomnia actually refers to a "sleep disorder" rather than the occasional sleeplessness that many seniors experience. Here are a few basic facts. 

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Tips For Seniors Preparing For 2018 Storm Season

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Apr 24, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Colorado State University Hurricane researchers have predicted that the 2018 storm season will be slightly above average. While it's not expected to be as bad as the 2017 season, there are still compelling reasons for seniors to be prepared. Here are a few steps you can take to do that.

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Fun Spring Activities for Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Apr 10, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Spring can be a wonderful time to enjoy some fun activities!  This list of fun spring activities will put a smile on your senior's face and a spring in their step.

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5 Practical New Car Features For Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Mar 27, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Buying a new car is a great experience. Calculating the expense and realizing that you can afford it feels absolutely delightful. And driving off the lot with a new ride is so satisfying. In between though, there is much research to be done. To help you get started, here are a few practical vehicle features that seniors will find very helpful.

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A Basic Approach For Seniors Doing Spring Cleaning

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Mar 13, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Spring is in the air and it is the customary time for seniors and others to do a thorough cleaning of the home. While there is likely a ton of things you can consider doing, here is a basic list to start with. As you go about this project, be sure to ask for help when you need it, and take it one room at a time.

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Understanding Memory Loss and When It's More Than Normal

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Feb 6, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Memory loss in a senior can be normal or it can be the sign that it's something more severe, such as dementia. You need to understand what's considered age-related memory loss and when it's time to speak to a doctor about it being a symptom of Alzheimer's or another disease.

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